Thursday, January 24, 2019
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Kentucky Elementary Teacher of the Year joins KDE

Nyree Clayton-Taylor is expanding her perspective during a one-semester sabbatical with the Kentucky Department of Education.

Commissioner extends deadline for JCPS to fill special education position

Kentucky Education Commissioner Wayne Lewis has extended the deadline for Jefferson County Public Schools to hire a chief for exceptional child education services.

Advanced learning at the water’s edge

A Jefferson County teacher gives her students a close look at the results of human interactions with ecosystems in an advanced ecology class that places an emphasis on field study.

New leadership named in language-specific professional organizations

During the Kentucky World Language Association’s annual conference in September, new leadership was elected in five of the six different language-specific state professional organizations.

Work group to consider changes to growth indicator in accountability system

Commissioner of Education Wayne Lewis has called for the creation of a group of key stakeholders from across the Commonwealth to review the state’s current growth calculation methodology and make recommendations for how to improve it before the release of school accountability data next fall.

Showing off the Navy’s toys

Students at the Academy @ Shawnee were given the chance to talk to United States Navy pilots, air crewmen and explosives disposal teams when they visited the Navy Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program at the school for part of Navy Week. 

Building relationships in alternative programs

Working closely with students and their families helps to ensure the success of students in some of the state’s top alternative programs.

Unleashing the power of ‘I Can’ by believing in students

Jefferson County's NyRee Clayton-Taylor explains how teachers can help their students achieve by giving them a voice and the opportunity to succeed.

Meet KDE’s new counseling program coordinator

Damien Sweeney, a former counselor at Seneca High School (Jefferson County) for eight years, is the new program coordinator for Comprehensive School Counseling at the Kentucky Department of Education.

Jefferson County’s Kelly recognized by NSHSS

Dana Kelly, a business and career teacher at Central High School Magnet Career Academy (Jefferson County), was named a Top Ten 2018 Claes Nobel Educator of the Year by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) on Aug. 4.